The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel music by Leo Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 1 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Monteverdi's musical style marked a transition from Renaissance to Baroque. Hear his motets, madrigals and vespers all this week on Blue.

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August31st - Septemeber 6th: Memphis Slim

    Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:31
      Title: Wimmin From Coast To Coast
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:37
      Title: Prelude No.15 In D Flat Major
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 6:03
    • 22:45
      Title: Skilningi
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Splanky
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:54
      Title: Blues For J
      Performer(s): Smith, James
      Performer(s): Smith, James
      Duration: 5:33
    • 23:01
      Title: Soleriana - Pastoral
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:09
      Title: Cantate Domino
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 2:23
    • 23:11
      Title: Dunsinane Blues
      Performer(s): Dankworth / Shakespeare
      Performer(s): Dankworth / Shakespeare
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:15
      Title: And He Will Not Come Again
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Performer(s): Shakespeare
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:16
      Title: How Oft
      Performer(s): Norby E./Shakespear W.
      Performer(s): Norby E./Shakespear W.
      Duration: 3:15
    • 23:20
      Title: Women Of Ireland
      Performer(s): O Riada, Sean
      Performer(s): O Riada, Sean
      Duration: 6:45
    • 23:27
      Title: Vertigo
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: Seobá Mo Leanbh (Shush My Baby)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Leary
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Leary
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:36
      Title: Concerto For Lute, 2 Violins And Continuo In D Major, Rv93 (Ii)
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:42
      Title: String Quartet No.4 (2nd Movement) Lento
      Performer(s): Williams, Adrian
      Performer(s): Williams, Adrian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:49
      Title: Zefiro Torna
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 5:32
    • 00:03
      Title: If You Could See Me Now
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:08
      Title: The Dreamer
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:13
      Title: Moonpie
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:18
      Title: Your Ghost (Variation On Schumann's Theme And Variations In E Fl
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 5:55
    • 00:24
      Title: Still Learning
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:31
      Title: String Quartet No.5 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 8:54
    • 00:41
      Title: Unreachably Close
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Performer(s): Berauer, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: Serenity
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: Amor
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 3:36
    • 00:55
      Title: Symphony No.1 - Tema Con Variazioni E Fuga: Var. I
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:56
      Title: Symphony No.1 - Tema Con Variazioni E Fuga: Var. V
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45

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